Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1969
 

Dr. Sammy Gronemann
 

 

G. was born in 1875 in Strasburg, Western Prussia.

A lawyer and notary in Berlin. Author of the novel "Tuhu ubuhu", World-Press, Berlin, "Hbdlh un tsapfenshtreykh", Yiddisher publishing house, Berlin, and "Shalet", philosophy [help=beytrogt]", Yiddish publishing house, Berlin. "Tuhu ubuhu" was adapted as a drama by Dutch dramatist Jan Fabritsius.

During the World War, G. was a Yiddish translator in house for "Aberost", and as such he came into contact with the Vilna Troupe, which he had first, through his article in the German press, ran for the non-Yiddish public, and later he was chairman of the society that founded a Yiddish art theatre in Berlin.
 

Sh. E.

  • David Einhorn -- Di mlkhmh hot geshafen a idishen folks-theater in Berlin, "Forward", N. Y., 7 August 1921.

  • S. Groneman -- Vegen idishn kinstler-teater in Berlin, "Haynt", 19 March 1922.

  • Moshe Shalit -- Di leydn fun idish in di okupatsye-tseytn, "Literarishe bleter", 39, 1925.

  • "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" (Biography of Azra Aleksander).


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 519.
 

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